What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name ROJEK, KEVIN M Employer name Erie County Amount $53,962.03 Date 10/20/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAIGHT, CHRISTOPHER P Employer name Broome County Amount $53,961.85 Date 03/05/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAND, CHERYL J Employer name Broome County Amount $53,961.80 Date 05/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BELL, MARTIN J Employer name Town of North Hempstead Amount $53,961.54 Date 09/05/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KNAUER, JOSEPH A Employer name Onondaga County Water Authority Amount $53,961.43 Date 03/31/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SIMMONS, TERRY J Employer name Village of Gouverneur Amount $53,961.18 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERNANDEZ, JASON F Employer name Nassau County Amount $53,960.72 Date 07/10/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name BARBERICH, THOMAS J Employer name Dunkirk City-School Dist Amount $53,960.66 Date 08/28/1990 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, ARTHUR L Employer name Dept Transportation Region 6 Amount $53,960.64 Date 01/15/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SMITH, LINDA L Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,960.56 Date 03/30/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MERNIN, JEREMY Z Employer name City of Kingston Amount $53,960.41 Date 06/23/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERNHARDT, HEIDI B Employer name Court of Claims Amount $53,960.17 Date 01/04/1979 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRY, PATRICIA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 04/26/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PUTMAN, BARBARA A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 12/23/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STRUNK, SPRING S Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 09/25/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THORNTON, JUDITH A Employer name Third Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 05/08/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNES, SHARON M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 08/16/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARRETT, LYNNE M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 06/27/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRISBANE, ROCHELLE L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 01/03/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSH, STEPHANIE A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 11/18/2004 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, RACHEL A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 12/04/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CRAWFORD, JUDITH L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 06/21/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ENNIS, PEGGI L Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 11/13/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORSKI, THOMAS E Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 06/30/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HADDEN, MARY H Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 10/09/1980 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARPENKO, PATRICIA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 01/27/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADDEN, MYRA A Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 09/13/1999 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZIJARTO, SALLY M Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,960.17 Date 10/01/1970 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SNIDE, JUSTIN T Employer name Rensselaer County Amount $53,959.92 Date 10/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MALLETT, JACQUELYN C Employer name Health Research Inc Amount $53,959.72 Date 11/01/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BERMEL, CHRISTOPHER F Employer name Wantagh UFSD Amount $53,959.50 Date 10/20/1989 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAHN, ANDREW D Employer name Dept Transportation Region 4 Amount $53,959.25 Date 09/27/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THOMAS, BRIAN R Employer name Seneca County Amount $53,959.25 Date 12/09/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURGESS-CROSSFIELD, JOAN A Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $53,959.24 Date 11/22/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDREWS, SEAN D Employer name Town of Colden Amount $53,959.17 Date 01/25/2016 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RYS, SAMANTHA A Employer name Orange County Amount $53,959.07 Date 11/09/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHAW, AARON W Employer name SUNY Buffalo Amount $53,959.06 Date 05/11/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHMITZ, NICOLE R Employer name SUNY College at New Paltz Amount $53,959.06 Date 05/22/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SZOSTAK, TONI A Employer name Carmel CSD Amount $53,958.86 Date 09/24/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DELOSSANTOS, INGRID S Employer name NYS Psychiatric Institute Amount $53,958.64 Date 03/20/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHAPMAN, WILLIAM W Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $53,958.41 Date 11/16/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PAUL-WEIDEMAN, WENDY M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $53,957.95 Date 09/27/1985 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHARLES, KEVIN S Employer name Delaware County Amount $53,957.90 Date 12/24/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DES PAIGNE, JOSE A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $53,957.44 Date 05/08/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KASHISHIAN, DEBRA D Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $53,956.97 Date 05/28/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOONE, TARA M Employer name Erie County Medical Center Corp. Amount $53,956.40 Date 01/27/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HAMILTON, DONALD G Employer name Indian River CSD Amount $53,956.18 Date 07/14/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CORRADO, STEPHEN M Employer name NYS Bridge Authority Amount $53,956.04 Date 05/16/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEABODY, MARK W Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $53,955.66 Date 10/25/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LAMB, CHARLES A Employer name Chautauqua County Amount $53,955.64 Date 12/01/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WOODWORTH, MARK D Employer name City of Fulton Amount $53,955.17 Date 06/03/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BENNETT, GEORGE P Employer name Germantown CSD Amount $53,954.67 Date 02/07/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEEDEN, PATRICIA A Employer name Hudson Valley DDSO Amount $53,954.25 Date 08/03/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TWOMEY, JOHN A R Employer name Village of Canastota Amount $53,954.17 Date 03/10/1993 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LO BIANCO, ALFRED R Employer name Div Military & Naval Affairs Amount $53,954.15 Date 10/04/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HERRINGTON, KEVIN W Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $53,954.04 Date 10/15/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STAPLETON, DEREK N Employer name Town of Shandaken Amount $53,953.96 Date 06/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SWEET, RONALD J Employer name Fourth Jud Dept - Nonjudicial Amount $53,953.62 Date 11/12/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TSONTAKIS-BRADLEY, IRENE Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,953.60 Date 05/04/1992 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRADY, KATHLEEN R Employer name Orange County Amount $53,953.30 Date 09/11/1995 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ALLISON, BRADLEY W Employer name Village of Fairport Amount $53,952.94 Date 05/24/2011 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FUNK, REBECCA S Employer name SUNY Empire State College Amount $53,952.71 Date 05/31/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TENNIEN, JACQUELINE Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,952.41 Date 06/30/1988 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CHURKOO, RAQUEL A Employer name Taconic DDSO Amount $53,952.29 Date 10/11/2012 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BARNEY-ANTICOLA, HEATHER Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $53,952.22 Date 07/15/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHER, HEATHER L Employer name Department of Tax & Finance Amount $53,951.95 Date 09/26/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROCCHI, PETER M Employer name Town of Southport Amount $53,951.84 Date 10/01/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, ELLEN M Employer name Schoharie County Amount $53,951.73 Date 09/02/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ORTIZ, JANET Employer name Rochester Housing Authority Amount $53,951.52 Date 01/06/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MARCONE, PAUL D Employer name Town of Harrison Amount $53,951.14 Date 08/30/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAROCCI, MARIA C Employer name Liverpool CSD Amount $53,950.38 Date 09/26/2001 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CURRIE, JAMES F Employer name Frontier CSD Amount $53,949.90 Date 06/04/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMANN, DOUGLAS J Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $53,949.54 Date 09/19/1984 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MADIGAN, AMANDA K Employer name Town of Pittsford Amount $53,949.32 Date 11/19/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ESQUIVEL, BRYAN Employer name City of White Plains Amount $53,949.27 Date 09/26/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TLSTY, ANN M Employer name Village of Nyack Amount $53,948.87 Date 03/17/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BATTLES, RUSSEL L Employer name Oneida County Amount $53,948.85 Date 09/21/1987 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KARAM, JOSEPH J Employer name Village of Floral Park Amount $53,948.48 Date 08/26/1996 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WHITING, THOMAS F Employer name Cayuga County Amount $53,947.99 Date 02/17/1998 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GORMLEY, ANN M Employer name North Salem CSD Amount $53,947.79 Date 09/22/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCHWARZ-POLIVY, THERESA A Employer name Long Beach City School Dist 28 Amount $53,947.59 Date 09/16/2003 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TAVEL-GROSS, BETH H Employer name Uniondale Fire Dist Amount $53,947.47 Date 08/06/2014 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LEIBOWITZ, GINA M Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $53,947.26 Date 11/09/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PILARSKI, RICHARD A, JR Employer name Gowanda Correctional Facility Amount $53,947.18 Date 11/14/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FRIDLICH, MOSES Employer name Town of Monroe Amount $53,947.08 Date 12/29/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PETERS, STEVEN F, JR Employer name Town of Putnam Amount $53,946.97 Date 09/02/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FERRARE, KRISTINA A Employer name Cornell University Amount $53,946.96 Date 02/19/2013 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FLYNN, THERESA Employer name Half Hollow Hills CSD Amount $53,946.58 Date 02/04/2005 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PERRONE, VIRGINIA A Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $53,946.49 Date 11/06/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PEARL, DEBRA A Employer name Boces St Lawrence Lewis Amount $53,945.94 Date 06/02/1986 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STOLLE, RONALD G Employer name Green Haven Corr Facility Amount $53,945.83 Date 02/16/2015 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DILLABOUGH, ROBERT J Employer name New York State Canal Corp. Amount $53,945.23 Date 01/12/2006 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BASHANT, WENDY A Employer name Sunmount Dev Center Amount $53,945.15 Date 10/30/2008 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HORSLEY-GUILLOT, JACQUELINE S Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,945.10 Date 08/12/2002 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPERA, RICHARD Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,945.10 Date 08/24/2009 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WALSH, KATHLEEN A Employer name Suffolk County Amount $53,945.10 Date 03/14/2000 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MURPHY, TRACY A Employer name Albany County Amount $53,944.82 Date 02/16/2007 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KERNS, BARBARA A Employer name Dept Health - Veterans Home Amount $53,944.75 Date 03/11/1991 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZELAYA, MARCO, JR Employer name Appellate Div 1St Dept Amount $53,944.56 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MC HUGH, ELIZABETH A Employer name Churchville-Chili CSD Amount $53,944.39 Date 01/13/1997 Fiscal year 2016-17 Pension group Employee Retirement System